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NH 92219 KOROLEVA OLGA (Russian Merchant Ship)

KOROLEVA OLGA (Russian Merchant Ship)
Title: KOROLEVA OLGA (Russian Merchant Ship)
Caption: In commission from 1893 to circa 1940. A steamship of the Russkoe Obscestvo Parohodstva I. Torgovli Line ("Ropit"), translated as Russian Steam Navigation and Trading Company. This ship was captured on 29 October 1914 by Turkey and served in 1914-1918 as VURLA. It was returned to Russia in 1920 and sold to Turkey, serving as the naval ship CUMHURIYET from 1923 to 1940. Her final fate is unknown.
Description: Courtesy of B.V. Drashpil from the P.A. Warneck Collection
Catalog #: NH 92219
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
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Original Medium: BW Photo
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